Social Work Supervisor III – Adult Protective Services
February 22, 2023
Posted February 6, 2023
Alamance County Social Services
319 N. Graham-Hopedale Rd, Suite C
Job Purpose The primary purpose of this position will be to provide Supervision and Training for Adult Protective Services team. The Adult Protective Services Unit is responsible for the provision of protection for Adults. Protective Services are legally mandated for disabled adults who are believed to have been abused, neglected or exploited and unable to obtain essential services and are without able, willing or responsible persons to assist them in acquiring these essential services. By statute, county departments of social services must provide these protective services to disabled adults 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Duties relate to case assignment, coordination of work flow, case review and consultation; staff training, resolving problems and ensuring that quality services are provided to the community. The successful candidate will have a considerable knowledge of laws, regulations and policies which are applicable. Regular work hours are from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday; however, flexible hours may be necessary to meet the needs of the agency. Supervisor will provide consultation and direction after hours and on weekends to the DSS on-call social work staff with regard to adult services as is necessary. To be effective in this position you must have a thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to complex casework, group work and community problems. Skills & Abilities Education & Experience: Master's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of directly related experience; or a bachelor's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of directly related experience; or a master's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of directly related experience; or a bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of directly related experience; or a bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A copy of a certified college transcript and a letter of reference must be provided upon request. Computer Skills: Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint Experience). License/Credentials: Possession of a valid N.C. driver's license is required for this position and maintaining a driving record in accordance with Alamance County policy. Other Position Information: This position is subject to reallocation contingent upon funding, agency needs and client population and are subject to perform work during emergency or disaster situations as required and may be required to staff shelter overnight.